Friday 21 September, 2018

Man, 61, in court in connection with gun, ammo found behind church

An Aripero man has been remanded into police custody after appearing before a Siparia Magistrate, charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Lennox Andrews, a 61-year-old cobbler, of Silver Stream Road, Aripero, South Oropouche, appeared before Magistrate Margaret Alert, in the Siparia 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday to answer the charges.

The matter was postponed to next Monday.

Andrews, who was arrested by officers on Saturday in connection with another matter, led officers to an area behind a church along Silver Stream Road, where the .38 Special revolver loaded with eight rounds of .38 ammunition was located.

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